Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Location: Road between Mocímboa da Praia and Palma, Cabo Delgado Province

Event: Armed extremists attacked vehicles traveling along Highway 762 from Mocímboa da Praia to Palma. On February 21, one individual was killed and two injured when attackers shot into a vehicle using AK-47s.

Actions to Take:

  • Use caution when driving or walking in the affected areas.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Consider hiring security professionals if traveling to the affected area.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Visit our website for Travel to High-Risk Areas.